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Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns

As any smart parent knows, a baby blanket is much more than just a fashion statement that makes your child look adorable - the most important feature rests by far in the ability to keep a baby warm and healthy in preventing chills that can lead to colds. In some instances a baby blanket can accomplish both tasks quite well, but it also needs to be remembered that the proper size plays a role in selecting the right baby blanket knitting project as well. Here is a nice assortment of some of the free patterns available on the internet, take a closer look and there should be something that should be of use for your little one:

Petunia Baby Blanket - This is a bit of a more difficult project but if you have the skills it is well worth the effort, available athttp://www.naturallycaron.com/projects/petunia/petunia_1.html

Baby Love Blanket - This pretty baby blanket measures 31 inches by 40 inches and offers hearts and excellent colors, found athttp://www.greasy.com/nittineedles/baby_love_blank…

Baby Toy Crochet Patterns

Buying baby toys can be expensive and a wonderful alternative is to make your own baby toys from the available free crochet patternsfound on the internet. From my own personal search there seems to be a nearly unlimited supply of free patterns, and while every project may not be suitable for every child there is certainly something out there to accommodate everyone. The most important aspect of creating these projects is to take your time and pay close attention while making them - loose threads can be dangerous to a small child very quickly should an excellent pattern be completed haphazardly.

Little Miss Peanut - At http://yarn-pixie.blogspot.com/2008/12/little-miss-peanut-free-crochet-pattern.html you can get a unique plushie pattern that inspires hugs.

Crochet Cow - This is for a pretty cow that will keep any baby amused for hours, available from http://www.crochetville.org/forum/showthread.php?t=27299Frog Rattle - At http://www.crochetville.org/forum/showpost.php?p=1399545&post…

Baby Hat Knitting Patterns

One of the more interesting facts about babies is that they come in all shapes and sizes, and because of
this getting clothing to fit properly can be an issue at times. One solution to this dilemma is to make a few pretty hats from the various free knitting patterns that are available online - the number of patterns are seemingly endless and some of the designs are simply spectacular. One major benefit of using free knitting patterns for baby hats is that in most instances they can be altered to fit the exact dimensions of a given baby, by adding a few stitches here or removing a few stitches there.


Santa Hat For Babies - This is a wonderful pattern for a Christmas hat for babies, found at http://knittingonthenet.com/patterns/holsantahat2.htm

Viking Hat - This one is guaranteed to make you laugh - it's worth making just for the photo opportunities it will create, found at http://chileconyarne.com/freebies/viking-hat

Puffin Munchkin Baby Hat - This looks to be straight out of the "…

Girl's Sweater Knitting Patterns

Sweaters are an important component of every girl's wardrobe whether they realize it or not, 
and kids that live in cold climates can never really have too many of them. Knitting girl's sweaters is not to difficult in most instances for those with moderate knitting skills, and once the minor adjustments to size and yarn type are mastered making these can be a good deal of fun - especially when the girl wearing one is pleased with the style and color. Below are a variety of free knitting patterns for girls sweaters incorporating a good range of design types, take a look and see what may be of use to you and your child:

Valentine Girl's Sweater - This is a neat sweater knitting pattern that features a line of hearts that goes around the bottom, available at http://catknitsalot.wordpress.com/2008/10/31/valentine/

Rainy Day Sweater - At http://www.canadianliving.com/crafts/knitting/knit_a_rainy_day_sweater_for_kids.php you'll discover an incredible knitting pattern that is a …

Baby Slipper Crochet Patterns

Crochet baby slippers are an excellent way to make certain that your child is warm at all times, 
 and are so diverse in their design components that there are styles to fit every taste. More importantly crochet slippers are simple to figure out how to crochet as most are easy crochet patterns andbetter received by the infant, and when used in conjunction with baby bunting are a fool-proof way to keep baby's feet covered at all times. Here are some of the more useful free crochet patterns for baby slippers found on a recent web serach - take a look and decide which ones are best for your intended purposes:

Crochet Baby Slippers - At http://www.crochetandknitting.com/bslprs.htm you'll discover this outstanding crochet pattern that makes great use of color and are high top.

Baby Mary Jane Slippers - The pretty slippers come with excellent instructions including a video, available at http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2009/08/crochet-baby-mary-jane-slippers.html

Cou-de-pied Slippers -…

Lace Baby Knitting Patterns

One of the neat aspects of making lace baby clothing patterns is the satisfaction that is derived when they are given as gifts and are opened to a chorus of "oohs" and "aahs". While these types of patterns may take a bit longer to complete due to their delicate features and textures it is well worth the added effort simply because every one is classic and timeless in presenting an adorable baby in the best possible light. Here are some beautiful free lace baby clothing patterns available on the net, some are large projects, some are small and all are incredible:

Lace Baby Socks - At http://pickinandthrowin.blogspot.com/2007/04/free-pattern-for-lace-baby-socks.html you'll find an excellent pattern for a pair of awesome socks.

Little Shell Lace Baby Bonnet - This looks very classic and will make any baby an instant star, found athttp://www.3gcs.com/adcock/free%20patterns/Shell%20Lace%20Baby%20Bonnets.htm

Baby's Christening Robe - This is an oldie but a goodie, f…

Crochet Patterns For Baby Items

Finding easy crochet patterns for baby items is a simple task, but making enough crochet projects that can
keep up with a growing child is the truly hard part of the scenario. Babies change so quickly that what was a much-used item this month is certain to be among the pile of "unusable" items next month, so it requires that crochet patterns for baby items be discovered and made ahead of time in order to keep pace. These free crochet patterns can be found all over the internet and serve as great ways to kill time while nurturing a fussy baby in the middle of the night and also make wonderfully personalized gifts for other parents as well.

Here are some of the better free crochet patterns for making baby items that are available:

I Love You Mom Bib - A colorful crochet pattern that makes a 13 inch by 13 inch bib out of 1 inch squares, this states "I Love You Mom" right across the front, available at  http://www.freepatternsdonnascrochetdesigns.com/i-love-mom-bib-free-c…

Baby Sock Knitting Patterns

Knitting baby socks from free patterns found on the internet can be addictive - many are so cute and so very tiny that they are completed quicker than one may think at first glance. Another obvious fact about baby sock knitting patterns is that they can be made in just about any color of yarn or combination, meaning that a long standing yarn stash of small scraps can be put to good use and depleted in no time at all. Check out the links listed below and you'll discover that they will whisk you away to some excellent free knitting patterns that among the best to be found anywhere.

Stretch Baby Socks - These are warm, pretty and can fit the chubbiest little feet and ankles, available at http://www.patonsyarns.com/pattern.php?PID=5419&cps=21191

Duck Socks - This are big and yellow and look just like duck feet for 3 to 9 month old babies, found at http://knitty.com/ISSUEss10/PATTduck.php

Short Cuff Socks - A very warm pair of socks for babies up to 6 months, available at http://suite…

Baby Bunting Crochet Patterns

Baby bunting made from free crochet patterns is a must have for any parent of an infant, and in truth
you can never really have too many of these. They serve a most useful purpose in keeping a child warm and secure and in effect can stave off many illnesses that are the result of a child getting a chill when exposed to cold air or even a draft. How to crochet baby bunting can be be mastered quickly as many are made in a variety of yarn weights and stitches to accommodate the weather of all seasons, so that a child is never too warm or too cool and there are enough of a diversity in free patterns that sizing to properly fir should never be an issue. 

Preemie Shell Sleep Sack - This is a very pretty pattern sized to fit a preemie and even includes plans for a warm hat, available at http://suzies-yarnie-stuff.blogspot.com/2009/10/preemie-shell-sleep-sack.html

Babe In A Basket - At http://www.crochetville.org/forum/showthread.php?t=107477 you can get an easy free pattern that looks great…

Baby Booties Crochet Patterns

One of the more interesting aspects of babies is that they come in all shapes and sizes from birth, and
they change so quickly in size that it can be tough for a new parent to keep up with the need for appropriate footwear. Babybooties can be insanely expensive these days so a great way to defray some of these cost is to make your own babybooties utilizing the free crochet baby bootie patterns that can be found online. A majority of these are easy crochet patterns and can be completed fast and easily. Here is a small sampling of some of these free patterns that should suit the need of most babies nicely:

Easy Baby Booties - At http://www.crochetnmore.com/easybabybooties.htm you'll find a free pattern that fits a newborn that is about 3 inches long.

Crochet Bootee  - This is a lovely pattern that features a frilly top and looks quite comfortable, found at http://megan.kiwi.gen.nz/Bootee/

Lavander Baby Booties - Athttp://monpetitviolon.blogspot.com/2009/03/lets-begin-with-gifts.html …

Girl's Dress Knitting Patterns

One of the best things about knitting girl's dresses is that they allow the opportunity to expand a child's wardrobe inexpensively while at the same time creating a unique look for nearly every possible occasion. The amount of free knitting patterns for girls dresses is staggering but even the ones that cannot be used for everyday wear are still quite useful for school plays and the like. Here are some lovely free knitting patterns for girls dresses that were discovered on a recent quest - there should be something here to suit just about every taste and yarn availability:

Perfect Sundress - This is just what the name implies and comes with two front pockets, the knitting pattern is available at http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80909AD.html

Cotton Chenille Girl's Jumper - This knitting  pattern is absolutely perfect for a toddler, made of soft yarn and found at http://www.straw.com/cpy/patterns/baby-child/cotchen_girls_jumper.html

Flora Dress - This beautiful knit dress feat…

Children"s Sock Knitting Patterns

The benefits of knitting children's socks are plentiful - they are cheap to make, are warmer than store bought
socks and last longer, and best of all the child can actually have some input into the color schemes used. Listed below are some of the free sock patterns making the rounds on the internet currently, these represent a wide range of styles and uses to fulfill most needs. A good tip for making these children's socks is that when you discover a pattern that is especially appealing to your child make several pairs in your child's favorite colors - this way it is possible that at the least you can get your kids to keep their socks on in cold weather.

Child's Long Stockings - This is an easy pattern for for a pair of high top socks, found at http://www.patonsyarns.com/pattern.php?PID=4304&cps=21191

Children's Slipper Socks - At http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/pattis-slippers.html you can get find a pattern for some really cute and warm footwear.

Children's…

Baby Mitten Crochet Patterns

Crochet baby mittens are a great way to use up yarn scraps left from other projects and most are
easy crochet patterns, and because baby mittens don't use very much yarn a little goes a long way in making a number of pairs. We as adults tend to forget sometimes that mittens do more than just keep a baby's hands warm in cold weather - they also help to protect a child's hands when they thrash around and prevent babies from scratching themselves. The best part of making crochet baby mittens is that they can be adjusted by a few stitches here and there to fit any baby perfectly, and another mitten can be made easily if one should be lost or stained beyond the point of being cleaned.

Baby Mittens - At http://mycrochetstuff.blogspot.com/2005/05/baby-mittens-free-pattern.html you'll discover one of the prettiest free crochet patterns around for a wonderful pair of baby mittens.

Baby Scratch Mitts - This cute pattern will keep baby's hands warm while keeping them from scratc…

Baby Dress Crochet Patterns

Crochet baby dresses have been made by Mothers for generations, and for good reason - they are economical to make, mostly easy crochet patterns and look beautiful. The majority of crochet dress patterns are fairly simple to finish, and dependent upon the specific pattern are a good way to use up remainders of previous projects in a colorful manner. Below you'll find some of the current free crochet patterns for baby dresses that are floating around cyberspace at the present time. Some are vintage, some more modern and others even come with a cute hat to serve as a pleasant accessory.

Flag Baby Dress Set - This neat pattern is like dressing you baby in a flag, complete with stars and stripes - available at http://www.angelcrafts.net/flagdress.html

Flower Dress - At http://www.knitting-crochet.com/crochet/flodre.html you can get this free crochet dress pattern that features rows of cute little flowers.

Lacy Dress - This is designed for girls aged 12 to 18 months and is quite attractive…

Preemie Blanket Knitting Patterns

A premature baby requires a great amount of additional tender loving care if it is to survive and thrive, and one area that needs special attention is keeping the precious one warm at all times. Making and using several knitted preemie blankets is a good way to address this aspect, and luckily for knitters there are tons of wonderful free patterns around to fit every taste and possible scope of use. In most instances patterns that are fairly tightly woven are preferable when possible, because little fingers won't get caught in small spaces reducing the chances of injury. Here is a short collection of a few of the more attractive patterns that are currently available on the internet:

Waffle Preemie Blanket - This is a unique looking blanket that can be made in three size, found at http://pacificcay.tripod.com/FP/FPPreemies/Blankets/WaffleBlanket.htm

Able Cable Blanket - This is one of the easiest preemie blanket knitting patterns to make ever, available at http://www.yarninyarnout.bl…

Baby Set Crochet Patterns

Crochet baby sets are a must for any parent, and represent a wonderful way to keep your child
clothed, warm and looking good year round. A number of these free easy crochet patterns are available online, and there is usually something that can be used for any occasion and for both baby boys and girls. Many of these crochet patterns have a retro or vintage feel to them but they are ageless in their ability to make any baby look just great. Here are a few of these pattern that were found in my most recent search:

Take Baby Home Sets - These cute patterns are perfect for taking baby home from the hospital, found at http://www.knitting-crochet.com/crochet/takbabhom.html

Naptime Baby Set - You can get an adorable and very colorful baby set pattern at http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/naptime

Baby Set Number 1208  - At http://alicefowler.com/fowler/1208.htm you can get a warm and beautiful baby set that is fairly simple to make.

Star Baby Set - This attractive set is designed for newborns t…